Pharmacist intervention on adherence to therapy in the elderly
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: CARAMONA, Margarida (Faculty of Pharmacy, Coimbra University, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Mosca, C. (Center for Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Castel-Branco, M.M. (1Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbr, Coimbra, Portugal)
Fernandez-Llimós, F. (Department of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
Figueiredo, I.V. (Center for Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
: Non-adherence to therapy contributes to the increase in hospitalizations, admissions to nursing homes, decreased quality of life and consequent increased morbimortality in the elderly.
To assess whether pharmacist intervention contributes to the adherence to medical prescription by elderly patients.
Prospective study with .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.